Webinar: Examining the Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Substance Use among Tribal Populations

Wednesday Dec 02, 2020 - 01:00pm to 02:30pm CST
Event Description: 

Examine the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and substance use, with an emphasis on research specific to tribal communities and youth. Discuss the confounding effects of social economic factors and ethnicity-based differences in prevalence rates. Review culturally enhanced treatment options for ACEs. Explore specific strategies for caregivers, prevention specialists, treatment providers, criminal justice professionals, and community members.

Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Summarize research on the prevalence of ACEs among Native American/Alaska Native youth
  • Explain the relationship between social economic factors, ethnicity-based differences, and prevalence rates
  • Identify culturally enhanced treatment options for ACEs
  • Describe specific strategies to increase positive outcomes for youth impacted by ACEs
Event Cost Information
No fee
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Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College
Event POC: 
Lynn Chernich
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